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Album Review: Cannonball Adderley with Bill Evans – Know What I Mean?

As I’ve confessed elsewhere on this blog, by most reasonable standards I’m a jazz newbie. Yes, I did buy Weather Report’s Heavy Weather LP when I was in high school. And it’s true that in my early college days I was the recipient of some handed-down Chick Corea jazz improvisation LP (though at the time

CD Review: Bill Evans Trio – Waltz for Debby

I’m not a jazz aficionado, but I know what I like. And the 2010 Concord reissue of Bill Evans Trio’s Waltz For Debby, this I like. Recorded live at the Village Vanguard in NYC in summer 1961, it’s an easy vibe to like. Evans’ effortless but stunningly expressive piano is accompanied by Paul Motian’s drums